Wednesday, April 21, 2021

GameStop stock value increases day after chief financial officer announced coming resignation

Reddit subreddit r/wallstreetbets users celebrated a recent increase in GameStop's stock prices. The users' goal is to “send the stock price to Pluto.” GameStop’s stock...

Sixth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference kicks off

Kai Stowers was the first speaker at the three-day conference. Kai Stowers went to work in his human resources (HR) job one day, knowing...

Summer tuition reduction affects internship program

The university announced a tuition reduction for 2021 summer courses on Feb. 10.  Summer school used to sound boring as a kid, but in college,...

Severe weather leaves students stranded at home

Severe weather impacted Webster's St. Louis campus over the week — but classes went on as scheduled, virtually.  This past week, St. Louis received a...

Webster students explore their financial aid options

Different scholarships have different benefits. Webster's scholarships were the reason sophomore Lonni Helm came to Webster. Webster offers a variety of scholarships to freshman, transfer...

Title IX office can help students resolve issues with sexual assault

A reported sexual assault was turned over to the Title IX office on Jan. 15. The Title IX office can offer students support in...

St. Louis continues COVID-19 vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccinations are underway in Missouri. Turnout has been low with only 3.9% of the population being vaccinated. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, Webster...

Community Music School receives Missouri ArtSafe Certification

Orchestra practice looks different in a global pandemic. Players are spread out into the audience. Some have to wear masks with slits to play...

Senate acquits Trump after second impeachment trial

Derek DeMartino sat on his couch on Jan. 6, shocked and horrified while watching the insurrection at the Capitol.  That day, then-President Donald Trump held...

‘Let’s get to work;’ Alumni serve in Biden administration

Gen. Lloyd Austin III will be making history as both the first Black Secretary of Defense and Webster alum in a cabinet position. Jesse...

Winghaven campus to close May 31

Webster's Winghaven campus will close not close its doors for summer break in May. Instead, it will be closing forever. A decrease in enrollment...

FAFSA verification process affects 30% of applicants, can leave students confused

Kaelin Triggs had several obstacles in the FAFSA verification process. Financial aid counselors helped Triggs through the process. Each year, a handful of college students...

Webster targeted by scam email

The Webster Information Technology Staff alerted students to the phishing attempt on Jan. 21. Webster University students and faculty were the targets of another phishing...

Students receive scholarship for working on frontlines of pandemic

Over 300 webster students attend Webster virtually while also working as nurses. Webster has introduced a scholarship as a way to thank them for...

Calling for Senator Hawley’s resignation, students join protest

Webster student Shaeleigh Parsons stared down at the big, painted yellow letters that spanned across the street in front of the Old Courthouse in...

Stimulus checks cause confusion among college dependents

Katie Bajaras couldn't afford her antidepressants at one point of the COVID-19 pandemic. She's one of many college students deemed ineligible for help from...